My girlfriend almost ghosted me after our second date. The reason was simple; we talked too much about the media. Becca works at Vox, I'm a freelancer…
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It should be impossible to read Spin in 2021. The URL should either redirect to an elegiac 404, or a tasteful archive of the magazine's glory years. No…
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The YouTube channel TechLead hit rock bottom in a video uploaded in early June entitled "Living with my parents in my 'man cave' (as a millionaire…
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There is a man with a beard on the internet named David Leavitt. He has over 200,000 followers on Twitter, and according to his bio, is an…
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Matt Yglesias wiped his Twitter account clean on July 7, 2020. Since then, he's tweeted an additional 357 times. That is a heroic number. Yglesias…
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On January 7, I published a story about Wordle in the Slate culture section. It's about 1,200 words long and took a morning to write. I'm not sure if I…
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I've told this story many times to friends and peers, but I've never tried to write it out before. Many of you already know where I'm going with this…
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A restored thirst for normieness is afoot. You can feel it in the air. The flowers are budding, the ice is melting, and after a year-plus of hellish…
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I used to follow Eve Barlow back in the day. She was a notable music writer who authored a couple of good record reviews, and she bounced around my…
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As you know, renowned journalist and author Jeffrey Toobin got in trouble this week for jerking off on Zoom in front of his New Yorker co-workers. The…
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"Bachman-Turner Overdrive," reads a tweet posted at 6am by Eric Alper. Sure enough, below the fold is a black and white photo of Robbie Bachman, Randy…
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June will be my best month of 2021. I don't keep a ledger — I usually only discover how much money I made each year after adding up all the numbers in…
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